South Carolina Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend private college in South Carolina?   The average annual in-state four year, not for profit private college tuition in South Carolina was $23,424 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $1,237 from the 2015-2016 average of $22,187 and represents a 5.58% annual increase. The list of South Carolina private colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 34 private colleges and universities in South Carolina, the most popular being Charleston Southern University with 2,811 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $25,500. Furman University is the most expensive private school in South Carolina with an in-state tuition of $49,152.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. South Carolina colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in South Carolina or cheap South Carolina colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore South Carolina Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Morris College
Sumter, 633 Students
$12,525 - -
Newberry College
Newberry, 1,190 Students
$24,174 36 46
North Greenville University
Tigerville, 2,150 Students
$19,750 68 75
Presbyterian College
Clinton, 1,240 Students
$35,800 60 66
Southern Wesleyan University
Central, 820 Students
$24,926 47 66
Spartanburg Methodist College
Spartanburg, 856 Students
$15,750 - -
University of Phoenix Columbia Campus
Columbia, 11 Students
$9,480 - -
Virginia College
Spartanburg, 217 Students
$14,382 - -
Virginia College in Charleston
North Charleston, 289 Students
$14,382 - -
Virginia College Columbia
Columbia, 294 Students
$14,382 - -
Virginia College Greenville
Greenville, 241 Students
$14,382 - -
Voorhees College
Denmark, 480 Students
$11,630 - -
W L Bonner College
Columbia, 15 Students
$6,864 - -
Wofford College  Best Value
Spartanburg, 1,653 Students
$42,335 78 65